CALL FOR PAPERS
The Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA) is now accepting session proposals (not individual papers just yet) for next year's NeMLA convention in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania from April 3-6 2014.
We are particularly interested in sessions on literatures by and about people of color. These under-represented fields include, but are not limited to, African American Literature, Caribbean Literature, African Literature, Native American Literature and Latino Literatures. Single-authored panels that are relevant, such as those on writers from Pennsylvania (such as David Bradley, Major Jackson, and John Edgar Wideman) are especially encouraged.
Looking for any paper proposals on Postcolonial Literature, but particularly interested in proposals on the subject of how childhood is filtered in texts to children through colonizing/postcolonial/neocolonial ideology.
The PAMLA 2013 Conference is being held on November 1-3, 2013, at the Bahia Resort Hotel, on Mission Bay, in San Diego, California. The PAMLA Conference will have over 180 sessions, plus a Creative Artist Spotlight, a Plenary Address, and many other terrific events.
Please submit your paper proposal to the PAMLA website: http://www.pamla.org/2013/session-topics
CALL FOR PAPERS
A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON ADOPTION AND DISABILITY
Co-editors Emily Hipchen and Marina Fedosik are seeking submissions for a collection of critical essays exploring cultural meanings of adoption through a combined lens of adoption and disability studies.
Please send MLA-formatted full essays with 250-word abstracts to email@example.com by June 30, 2013. 7500-11000 words with Works Cited included. For more information about the project email Marina Fedosik at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Papers
The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference, this year to be held Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 13, 2013, at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, MO.
The area seeks papers whose topics address any aspect of Southern literature or popular culture. This includes works by southerners OR about the south. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to:
Inviting paper proposals for panel on "Poetry & Poetics." This is a general call to present poetry scholarship in a standing session of the PAMLA annual conference.
To propose a paper, please use the online submission process: http://www.pamla.org/2013/
The PAMLA submission requires: a paper title, 500-word proposal, and 50-word abstract.
This call is open to all papers with a focus on poetry and poetics.
Proposals due by April 15.
We send to you the information about the possibility to submit an article for an international scientific journal (Seventh CFP)
"Problems of Management in the 21st Century" ISSN 2029-6932
I warmly invite proposals for a collection of essays exploring the female hero as a distinct character type in modern fantasy, covering works published from the 1950s through the present. Although this study will focus on literature and film adaptations, interdisciplinary approaches are welcome and encouraged.
This collection is under contract with McFarland and Company with publication scheduled for summer 2014.
"Intercontinental Cross-Currents: Women's (Net-)Works across Europe and the Americas (1789-1939)." Dec. 5-7, 2013, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Wittenberg, Germany. We invite abstracts from literary, historical and cultural studies perspectives focusing on the literal and metaphorical networks created and navigated by women from the American Revolution to the onset of the Second World War. We are interested in papers on a wide range of transatlantic themes, including the history of ideas, the migration of texts, identity formation, literary production and reception, feminism and emancipation, immigration, and social reform. How and in what forms did ideas, bodies, and texts travel across oceans and continents?
We invite submissions for the Union for Democratic Communication and Project Censored conference November 1-3, 2013 at the University of San Francisco, where we have found affordable accommodations for your stay. The conference is sponsored in part by the Media Studies Department of USF. Submission deadline is June 1, 2013.
As he flies through all of space and time in his TARDIS, the Doctor—all eleven incarnations of him—has long wrestled with issues of textuality, language, and linguistics. The Doctor has been surrounded by the nuances of language and literature, from the second, tenth, and eleventh Doctors frantically flipping through his 500-year diary to the seventh Doctor's full embrace of the question mark as his calling card,
Of course, the show has spawned a wide series of novelizations, fanzines, magazines, comic books, and adaptations as well. As fans have sought to interact with Doctor Who, they, too, have created a world filled with the intersections of language, literature, and meaning.
CALL FOR PAPERS: DIGITAL PEDAGOGY
Creative Writing in the Digital Age
Technology is transforming the 21st-century classroom, offering educators an array of new possibilities to enhance student learning. From digital textbooks to classroom management software to social media, the digital age has brought not only changes to the university but challenges as well. Adopting new technologies for the classroom can be particularly daunting for instructors of creative writing, given the discipline's deep roots both in print culture and the traditional workshop model.
Stages Beyond Life: The Undead and Culture
PAMLA Conference, Nov. 1-3, 2013 in San Diego
Call for Presentations/Papers
Defying standard constructions of aging and life, the undead have forcefully risen in popular literature and media. Undead culture targets the pillars of society—identity, family, religion, and government—simultaneously causing them to lose and acquire value. This session investigates the significance of the undead within culture, literature, and philosophy.
Submissions are sought for a proposed collection of essays, tentatively titled The City after 9/11: Literature, Film, Culture. (A book proposal will be drafted based on successful submissions and sent to prospective presses in early fall 2013.)
Description and Aims of the Project: